Sometimes, people feel stuck or overwhelmed. At Aspire Counseling, we help people find healing and learn new ways to approach life so they can be the best version of themselves.
Does this sound familiar?
You feel disconnected from people around you.
You feel stuck.
Depression. Anxiety. Relationship Problems. Trauma. Grief. Low Self Esteem.
Whatever the name for your problem, the point is this: You are ready for change in your life.
Here at Aspire Counseling, we know that you want to feel confident and excited about life. In order to do that, you need to find healing from the things holding you back. The problem is, you’ve tried everything you can think of and nothing seems to work leaving you feeling frustrated and hopeless.
Our therapists believe you deserve to find true healing. We understand how frustrating it can be to feel stuck and that it’s hard to find motivation right now. We’ve helped countless other people on their path to better mental health and have a variety of therapists with different specialties, personalities and approaches to counseling so we can match you with someone who will be a great fit for you.
Healing begins when you look past hurts, current obstacles and future worries directly in the eye and can confidently say, “I’ve got this.”
Counseling that works in Columbia, MO
At Aspire Counseling, we believe in offering treatment that works. Our therapists welcome you into our counseling office and get to know you as an individual. The therapeutic relationship you form with your therapist is one of equals where you work together to help you get the most from your counseling experience. You and your therapist will consider three important factors when creating your treatment plan: the best available research, the clinical expertise of the therapist and YOUR values, priorities and wishes as the client. When all three of these things are present, we call this evidence based treatment.
Aspire Counseling Specialties
Trauma & PTSD
Counseling for Survivors of Sexual Assault & Rape
If you’re ready to make lasting change in your life, our therapists are here to help! Contact us today and let’s get to work.
Christi Lero MSW, LCSWGrief, Caregiver stress, Chronic Illness, Anxiety & Senior Adults
Kristi Sveum MSW, LCSWPre-teens, teenagers, college students, depression, anxiety & trauma
Ben SchartmanGrief, loss, life transitions, anxiety, depression, Borderline Personality Disorder
Jessica Tappana, MSW, LCSWTrauma & PTSD, survivors of sexual violence, college adjustment & anxiety
Lorie Kaplan, PLPCPre-teens, teenagers, college students, depression, anxiety & trauma
Diana HughesTherapy Services in Spanish or English, trauma, military families & adjustment
Our Office Location
Our counseling clinic is located off Providence only minutes from Rock Bridge High School. We strive to make our office a comfortable place and even have a meditation room for clients to use before/after appointments!
Frequently Asked Questions
Have you thought about starting therapy but have some questions? Here are answers to some of the most common questions we are asked by people looking for counseling in the Mid Missouri area.
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